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Blogging While Brown

Arts & Culture | Politics | Science & Technology

 Basic Black contributor Talia Whyte reports on the second annual Blogging While Brown conference held in Chicago last June.

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Boston: Election Day 2009

Black Boston | Politics

Contributor Talia Whyte with a thoughtful essay on covering election day in Boston, MA.

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A Conversation with Tito Jackson

Arts & Culture | Black Boston | Politics

Basic Black contributor Talia Whyte talks with community activist Tito Jackson.

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Lou Jones: The Eye of the Photographer

Arts & Culture | Black Boston | Science & Technology

 Boston-based photographer Lou Jones has captured incredible images and historic events from all over the world.

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Beyond Measure Productions: Making Films in Boston

Arts & Culture | Black Boston | Business | Politics

Basic Black contributor Alesha Gunn goes behind the scenes with Beyond Measure Productions.  Their latest feature film, The Last Shot, explores the violence in Boston's urban communities.

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A Conversation with Environmental Activist Van Jones

Politics | Science & Technology

Basic Black contributor Talia Whyte talks with environmental activist Van Jones.
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Elon James White at the 2011 National Conference on Media Reform

Arts & Culture | Black Boston | Politics

by Talia Whyte

Elon James White was a presenter on a panel on satire and its role in progressive media at the 2011 National Conference on Media Reform (NCMR) held in Boston April 8-10.  He also spoke about the importance and responsibility of progressives and people of color to take control of their own messaging.


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A Conversation with James Rucker, Co-Founder of Color of Change

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Cecile Musanase and the Akilah Institute

Arts & Culture | Black Boston | Politics

October 25, 2013

By Talia Whyte

Cecile Musanase and fellow student Julian Kankunda were speakers at the Akilah Institute’s Metropolitan Safari fundraiser held at the Museum of African American History Oct. 10.  The Akilah Institute for Women is a college that offers market-relevant education with campuses in Kigali, Rwanda and Bujumbura, Burundi.  Since it’s opening in 2010, it has made an important impact on education and training for women in Africa.


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